Reference numberRBO/21/46
Alternative reference numberRBO.21.257
Title'Dr Desaguliers's Account of Mr Professor Musschenbroek's Objection to Mr Graham's Experiment concerning the Momentum of Bodies in motion: with his Answer to be proved by an experiment'
DescriptionExperiment to show that when the flat pendulum in its vibration carries a quiescent body from its rest, it is done without any friction at all - experiment carried out on 15 March 1738
Read to the Royal Society on 8 and 15 March 1738
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